Key Business Links
- Export.gov/Philippines: Brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace. Export.gov also hosts information on the National Export Initiative.
- Export Import Bank of the United States: The Export-Import Bank of the United States over 70 years of experience in providing financing for buyers of U.S. products and services. Our flexible financing options are backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S.
- National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Center: The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center stands at the forefront of the U.S. government’s response to global intellectual property theft.
- Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR): USTR is responsible for developing and coordinating U.S. international trade, commodity, and direct investment policy, and overseeing negotiations with other countries. The head of USTR is the U.S. Trade Representative, a Cabinet member who serves as the president’s principal trade advisor, negotiator, and spokesperson on trade issues.
- Overseas Private Investment Corporation: OPIC is the U.S. Government’s development finance institution. It mobilizes private capital to help solve critical development challenges and in doing so, advances U.S. foreign policy.
- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA): The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides support to U.S. small businesses and small –business owners across the nation through capital (loans), access to federal contracts, and counseling.
- U.S. Trade and Development Agency: The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) create a win-win scenario by promoting U.S. exports to advance economic growth in developing and middle-income countries.
- U.S. Department of Agriculture USDA, through its Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) in Manila promotes U.S. agricultural trade and assists Philippine buyers to source American food products. FAS organizes promotional activities for the supermarket, hotel and restaurant industries, offers trade servicing, prepares commodity reports, and provides technical information on USDA standards.
- U.S. Liaison to the Asian Development Bank (CS-ADB) : CS-ADB, managed by the U.S. Advocacy Center, assists U.S. firms interested in pursuing business opportunities generated by the lending and grant activities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
- American Chamber (Amcham) Philippines : AmCham Philippines advances the interests of American business in the Philippines. Their origin was established in 1902 in the Philippines and has the long term commitment to foster deeper trade and industry relationships between American and Philippines businesses.
- The American Desk at the Board of Investments (AmDesk), Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) offers trade and investment advice and information. AmDesk has been serving company and individual investors and traders since 1992.
- Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) - PCCI promotes and supports the drive for globally competitive Philippine enterprises in partnership with government, local chambers, and other business organizations.
Embassy of the United States of America
1201 Roxas Boulevard
Embassy Phone: (+632) 301-2000
Joel Ehrendreich, Economic Counselor
James McCarthy, Commercial Counselor
Phil Shull, Agricultural Counselor